Experience a half or full-day tour from Rotorua to the Geothermal wonders that the region is famous for. Your options include half or full-day tours to Waimangu Volcanic Valley. You may also like to add on a Hobbiton Movie Set, Huka Falls, Wai-O-Tapu or Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village Tour in the afternoon.All tours include transport which is fully commentated by one of our legendary BALL team Driver-Guides.
Waimangu Half-Day Morning Trip:Experience the Waimangu Volcanic Valley on a tour that departs Rotorua at 9:15am (pickups start at 8:45am, or you can meet the group at a centrally-located departure point). Travel the Thermal Highway on your way to the site. Upon arrival at the park you'll have the morning to explore before departing Wai-O-Tapu at 12.30pm for a 1.15pm arrival back into Rotorua.Please note: If you'd like to extend your time at the Waimangu Volcanic Valley, you'll have the option to depart Waimangu at 3.15pm for a 4pm arrival back into Rotorua. Wai-O-Tapu and Waimangu Geothermal Combo:Following the morning to to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, continue to Waimangu Volcanic Valley, finishing in Rotorua at 4pm.
Waimangu and Hobbiton Movie Set Tour:Following the morning at Waimangu Volcanic Valley, continue to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the film site for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. You'll tour the set with a guide, finishing in Rotorua 6:30-7pm.Waimangu and Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village Combo:Following the morning at Waimangu Volcanic Valley, continue to Whakarewarewa Living Maori Village for a 1 hour village Tour and 30 minute Maori Cultural performance. There is also time before your Village tour starts to grab a traditional Hangi Lunch at the Cafe in the Village (extra cost). Finishing in Rotorua at 4pm.Waimangu and Huka Falls Combo:Following the morning at Waimangu Volcanic Valley, continue to Huka Falls (approx 30 minute drive). You will have 30 minutes at Huka falls before heading into Taupo and then returning to Rotorua. You also have the option of finishing your day in Taupo.